Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems

deDiane Ackerman

|anglais
27 juillet 2011|
Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems de Diane Ackerman
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In A Natural History of the Senses Diane Ackerman revealed herself as a naturalist who writes with the sensuous immediately of a great poet. Now Jaguar of Sweet Laughter presents the work of a poet with the precise and wondering eye of a gifted naturalist.

Ackermans's Olympian vision records and transforms landscapes from Amazonia to Antarctica, while her imaginative empathy penetrates the otherness of hummingbirds, deer, and trilobites. But even as they draw readers into the wild heart of nature, Ackerman's poems are indelible reminders of what it is to be a human being—the "jaguar of sweet laughter" that, according to Mayan mythology, astonished the world because it was the first animal to speak.

Titre :Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems
Format :livre numérique Kobo
Publié le :27 juillet 2011
Publié par :Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780307763389

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